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Dell Dimension 5100 - CPU & Motherboard/System Temperature

Anybody has any idea how to check CPU & Mobo/System temperature on Dimension 5100?
have tried speedfan and Sensorviewpro but can only see Harddisk temperature.

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  • icedgorilla Dec 25, 2008

    Do I need a paid ones? or the free one would do the job? I used speedfan(freeware) on my other PC and I can see the temp for CPU, Mobo, AUX and HDD, but not on this Dell. is there a reason why? thx

  • icedgorilla Dec 27, 2008

    thanks , but there is no pc health option on the BIOS, any other ideas?

  • icedgorilla Dec 27, 2008

    thanks, buthttp://shahsmerdis.com/CoreTemp/CoreTemp... is not for Intel core , its for AMD



  • icedgorilla Jan 05, 2009

    Thanks for the info gnormhurst but it still could not read the CPU or any other temp.
    I started to think that DELL didnt put any temp sensors on Dimension 5100 motherboard.

  • Anonymous Apr 02, 2009

    Computer keeps on restarting after 5 hours of operation. I expect CPU temp to reach max level. What can I do about it. Dell does not seem to allow checks of CPU temp. Should I replace the fan?

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I just installed this: "fanGUI". It gives lots of info. Very well written.

http://www.diefer.de/i8kfan/index.html


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    Norm Hurst Jan 05, 2009

    Sorry, I saw"Dell", "5100" and "temperature" and immediately assumed it was the Dell Inspiron 5100, laptop, which I have been struggling with this week. This laptop has a reputation for overheating and shutting down. The fanGUI code apparently only works on laptops(?). It works on my D620.

    Yours is the Dimension 5100 desktop. (Why, Dell, did you use the same number of two completely different machines???) Sorry to mislead.

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U can also look rhe temperatures in bios under pc healt

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